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West Ham United 0-5 Hakoah Vienna

Capp Center St. Paul 1375 ST. PAUL AVE, St. Paul, MN

Excluded from other clubs for being Jewish, a dentist from Vienna founds a soccer team in 1909. He calls it Hakoah, after the Hebrew word for strength. In the face of rising antisemitism and hostility from the Jewish establishment, the dentist forges a team out of disparate parts: an observant Jew, a sculptor, an idealist […]